Biosphere Interactions [post]

2020 unpublished
The work by Wang and co-authors viewed the above-ground biomass (AGB) over Inner Mongolian temperate grasslands, and analyzed the relationships of many climate, soils, grazing intensity, and grassland type variables to plants using combine biomass measurements from six long-term experiments and data in existing literatures. They found that under future climate warming, AGB in the study region could continue to decrease. On average, compared with the historical AGB (i.e., average of 1981-2019),
more » ... he AGB at the end of this century (i.e., average of 2080-2100) would decrease by 14% under RCP4.5 and 28% under RCP8.5, respectively. The paper is of interests to the broad readership of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. The finding may also help advance our understanding how global climate change influence the temperate grass- C1 ACPD Interactive comment Printer-friendly version Discussion paper
doi:10.5194/acp-2020-1088-rc1 fatcat:2cslyb3yvvaodesshf7ybvluza